Hiya, I’m Evie and I’m a second year studying Politics at the University of York. There are so many reasons to be excited about your time at York, but I’m going to tell you a little bit more about all the department-related opportunities to look forward to! The modules York has an amazing range of … Continue reading Five things to look forward to about studying Politics at York
Hi, I’m Graidey, a first-year Psychology student. Here are some of the things I love about being at York. Meeting new friends You’ll meet all of your course mates in lectures, as everyone has the same schedule in first year. I felt a bit lost and overwhelmed on the first day, but it got better … Continue reading Top things to look forward to about Psychology at York
Midterm. Ring of an alarm. The last five of them have been snoozed even though your practical starts in 30 minutes, so this time you have to get up. All of the productive morning plans that you made last night are fading together with that great big yawn. You put on sweatpants and a jumper … Continue reading Campus life and thoughts after 5 months living here
So, what is campus life really like? By now you might have heard some horror stories; you know, the good, the bad and maybe even the ugly. As a first year student, I am here to tell you my experience and how I have found it living on the University’s campus. Location, Location, Location Living … Continue reading Life on campus – what’s it really like?
Our campus is full of hidden gems and treasures, and I love to admire them when I take a break from my studies. Just walking through all the nature surrounding the University makes me feel chilled out straight away. The campus lakes are an excellent place to relax your mind. The lake The lake on … Continue reading My top 3 places on campus
One thing that really drew me to York was that it was a campus university. While the beautiful city of York is only a short bus ride away, I thought I’d share some of the best parts of the campus itself. Here’s a list of some of the hidden gems! The Quiet Place A lovely … Continue reading The hidden gems of our campus
Congratulations! You’ve received an offer from York. Post-Offer Visit Days are held for students who have been given an offer from the University. Often these days run from January time to about April. They’ll give you the chance to look around the campus, visit the different colleges and accommodation and find out more about the … Continue reading Top tips for Post-Offer Visit Days: How to make the most of it!!
It’s September. You’ve returned to sixth-form to find your first assembly back is on: UCAS and applying to university. *Cue meltdown* How to choose your university But seriously – how do you decide which course you want to do nevermind which university you study it at? Seems impossible right? (It gets even worse when your … Continue reading How to choose your university – Why I chose York
Deciding which uni to pick can be a daunting decision, but it is also a very personal one. University is somewhere you will (hopefully!) be spending at least three years of your life. It has to be completely right for you! Open days are the obvious way to get a feel for a university, so … Continue reading A home away from home: choosing York
The College System Before starting at uni I was worried about living away from home in university halls and having to live more independently. The college system really helped me to settle in and form friendships straight away during Freshers’ Week. This sense of college community and support was one of the reasons why I … Continue reading Why I Chose York